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2012-04-25 20:22:46

A new monitoring method and blood test may provide early warnings when a child's brain isn't getting enough blood during heart surgery.

2010-11-22 18:57:15

Johns Hopkins Children's Center scientists have discovered that high blood levels of a protein commonly found in the central nervous system can predict brain injury and death in critically ill children on a form of life support called extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation or ECMO.

2009-07-24 11:26:07

While repair of the central nervous system has long been considered impossible, French researchers from Inserm, the CNRS and the UPMC have just developed a strategy that could promote neuronal regeneration after injury. The in vitro studies have just been published in the journal PLoS ONE.

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2009-02-08 13:36:38

Though based on mouse studies, the research bolsters the idea that humans suffering from these and other eye conditions may be able to help preserve function by adding antioxidants to their diet, and explains why this would work.

2008-09-07 03:00:06

By Paetau, Anders Honkala, Heli; Salonen, Riitta; Ignatius, Jaakko; Kestila, Marjo; Herva, Riitta Abstract Hydrolethalus syndrome is a lethal malformation syndrome with a severe brain malformation, most often hydrocephaly and absent midline structures.


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aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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